How to Be a Pirate
How to Be a Pirate: The Heroic Misadventures of Hiccup the Viking
How to Be a Pirate
Cressida Cowell
Read the bestselling books that inspired the hit movie sensation!When Hiccup finds a coffin at sea, he opens it to discover a riddle that will lead to the treasure of Grimbeard the Ghastly, the world's greatest pirate and Hiccup's ancestor. So Hiccup and his friends set out on a treasure hunt, determined to master the art of swordfighting. How else will they escape an island of murderous dragons, defeat a boatload of Viking pirates, and survive all the twists and turns their journey will bring? Join Hiccup and his friends on another rollicking illustrated adventure, and discover the brilliant combination of magic, action, humor, and heart that has made Cressida Cowell a beloved bestseller around the globe.

Book Details


  • Fiction
  • Humor
  • Juvenile Fiction

Age Level: 

  • 8 - 12
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Poor Hiccup. He wants to be as good a Viking pirate as his father, Stoick the Vast, but his absolutely average size makes Pirate Training Lessons harder than he thought. But with the help of his best friend Fishlegs and his loyal, if sometimes sulky, pet dragon Toothless, Hiccup is destined for great swordfights, meetings with mysterious strangers, and hilarious treasure- seeking adventures as he learns "How to Be a Pirate."

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